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gage. >> brown: and we close with the words of a student poet, inspired by the second inaugural to write and perform her work, "change." >> like martin luther king i still have a dream that this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed and bring the people a new breed change. the mounting death toll in algeria now includes three americans. that, and other important stories, will be at the end of the program tonight. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: washington and the nation were witness again today to the quadrennial pomp and color of a p
tonight on politics from california to washington, d.c. we'll hear from governor jerry brown later in the program. and to help analyze it all, we're joined in studio by carla marinucci, "san francisco chronic chronicle" senior political reporter." debra saunders, "san francisco chronicle" conservative columnist. scott shafer, host of the "california report" joining us from washington, d.c. scott, let's start with you. you've been talking to our california lawmakers this week on the push for immigration reform. is there progress on comprehensive reform, and what are you hearing from our congressional officials? >> well, it seems like the stars are aligning for immigration reform. something significant to happen in this session. no legislation yet, of course, but there is a lot of conversations that are happening. i spoke this week with south bay democrat who's on a subcommittee taking up this issue as part of the judiciary committee. i asked her what's happening and how likely is it that we're going to get something done on immigration reform? here's what she had to say. >> there's
of a still look for california. -- loomost of us still look to california. what governor brown said about the traditional politics is all about taking the thing in making it fresh. to a certain extent, i tried to be a writer in college. i failed miserably. a professor said everything has been set but not everything has been said superbly. even if it had, everything must be said freshly again and again. you have to see a fresh lead to a certain extent. the real issue with -- in terms of asking the president, what are the things that matter most, a bass part of those profits would be invested in california. colorado would have a significant -- pretty much every state in the country would benefit. you look at the companies based in silicon valley. they have offices, you want to expand your business, think about those young people in colorado. everything -- stated say the same thing. that money would get spent over the country very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out there. how to do that, it remains to be seen. but then that
. ♪ ♪ ♪>> and it is my honor to introduce governor jerry brown of california. i think. ok. in ibm research, one of the things we talk about is our laboratories. i have been all over the world, live in different countries. i am a relatively recent transplant to california. i would like to let the governor know that i am happy to be here. it is a good space. recently, governor brown has spent a lot of time, focus, and effort making california a better place. focus on eliminating waste, increasing efficiency, decreasing the budget deficit, and real focus that we appreciate in northern california on clean energy. for example, moving the state's goal to be 33% clean energy producing. it is my privilege to welcome governor brown to the panel. [applause] >> and to introduce our next panelist, i would like to welcome steve ballmer, senior bp -- vp. >> good morning and thank you. next up is governor hickel lipper -- hickenlooper. he is the serieaal a entreprener each of you have in your respective parts. he became very successful in the brew pub business. he never had a single election not even for stin
, mayor brown, for being here as well, and the moscone family and friends, and former members of our board as well. welcome, everyone, to this 34th tribute and remembrance of mayor moscone and supervisor harvey milk. you know, i will say at the outset in gathering my thoughts here and my personal thoughts here, of what they represented. as we wait for this wonderful sound to pass by. they made it very quiet here. hope everyone is okay. >>> you know, mayor moscone and supervisor milk to me, as i was a law student in the bay area when the assassinations happened, and wanted to be part of a government that was going to be much more open. in fact, i had to sue the government in order to make it more open. and those years where struggle and just representing people who wanted to make the city much more equality bent was where i felt. and i feel today that if mayor moscone and harvey milk were here, they'd be pretty proud of what we've been able to accomplish in those years. seeing how mayor brown became mayor and my lucky charm of being now the first asian mayor of the city, understanding -- th
, delivered today on the west front of the capitol. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. we devote tonight's newshour to the 57th inauguration. with full coverage of the pageantry, the ceremonial swearing-in, the speech, the parade, and more. >> ifill: ray suarez reports on the sights and sounds from the nation's mall, where hundreds of thousands of people from around the country and the world gathered to witness today's events. >> we don't think we'll have one like this president in my lifetime. we're just delighted to be a part of this. >> brown: mark shields and david brooks offer analysis. >> ifill: on this day that coincides with the martin luther king, jr., holiday, we get perspective from presidential historians richard norton smith, nn
her, in the coat and dress, made by american designer thom browne. i actually spoke to him today. he said, you know, in moments like this you really are at a loss for words. but what a beautiful sight. she's wearing a j crew belt, j crew gloves. she wore j crew shoes. a reed krakoff cardigan. >> she's shopping her closet. >> a remarkable statement to make for this important moment. >> i think it's what's great about this, you see michelle obama's style evolving over the years. in the thom browne, very tailored, traditional. a little bit a quiet look. what i love is maybe not every american woman has access to a beautiful custom made thom browne piece but they have access to the accessories. the j crew gloves. the j crew belt. a lot of woman look to her for fashion inspiration. she's very democratic about her style and people can access that. >> i think what's interesting about what happened with michelle obama today that's getting sort of a lot of chatter online is that she changed her shoes. she started out wearing j crew shoes. she changed into these custom made blue suede boots by
, in every moment i hear willie brown speak. that was beautiful, willie, what you said. and the stories that my friend barbara tells of she and husband dick leaving the life of luxury in cleveland to run muni for dad. or of the dmv when a woman behind the counter looks twice at the name of my driver's license and looks up and tells me of the day she met george on the street or worked on george's campaign. or about the time in her life in our city's life when things seemed more touchable, more human, or just tells me that she's honored to meet george moscone's son. or on the first preview of the play that my dear friend tony wrote about george and me, a play called ghost life, and the first public performance up in ashlan, oregon. halfway through the second act, at long last, george shows up and the fractured city hall backdrop begins to fill with floating lights outlining the golden gate bridge and we hear tony bennett sing his legendary recording of "i left my heart in san francisco." and then the character of george, sometimes mouthing the words, sometimes singing them quietly, moves
, you saw her going to church in that beautiful, blue coat and jacket by american designer thom browne. and she had to do signature j. crew. j. crew belt and j. crew shoes. and the first daughters were clad in j. crew. it's clear that the first lady is tipping her hat to american designers. yesterday, when the president was sworn in, she wore reed krakoff. and last night, she donned a michael kors frock. a lot of these are designers she's wore before. designers at the top of her list. but you want to know, what is she going to wear tonight? a short gown? a short dress or a long gown? some people are wondering if she might go a little casual since this is the second inauguration? something tells me on an occasion like today, she will not go casual. at the end of the day, what designer will get her blessing? you know that designer will get a lot of attention. we love the history of the moment. tomorrow, of course, we're going to talk a lot about fashion. >> so many questions out there. deborah, thanks very much. >>> let's go to amy robach in new york. >> it will be a life-changing moment
there browning of the electorate that that fear and anxiety is legitimate and we all need to leave cognizant and listen to the side to find the common ground to where we can feel good to what is possible. especially collectivity. >> host: what you teach? >> guest: i am a filmmaker so right now we focus on graduate courses that films can be a medium for scholarship. for those that write these books but if you make a film then everybody would see the project. that is the incentives but it might allow you if you use film to tell a story it might allow you to say different things about the world. but a visual dissertation to think about producing knowledge these images and sound account as scholarship the way a journal article would count not just the public scholarship. we do that across the graduate curriculum. and finishing a syllabus now how to do anthropological research. so how do we recalibrate for these interesting concept? >> host: who is anthro man? >> guest: a super hero alter ego. news speak to fox and talk to them one of my problems as a fledgling anthropologist was i was incredibly
about how governor brown got prop 30 passed. >>> and barbara walters is hospitalized, the latest on her condition after falling down the staircase. >>> coming up in live pictures, there's vice president biden, and his wife jill as they head out of the white house and and i believe they're heading to church and then the inauguration, back to church, rather. we'll be right back, stay with us folk the california's budget picture is ing a lot rosier. >>> governor brown's prop 30 tax measure is in effect in california's budget picture is looking a lot rosier. >> it does, but there's some question now about how the governor got it top billing on the ballot. here's melissa griffin. an appeals court has ruled on a sneaky move by the governor. >> exactly. there's a reason why his measure was the top of the ticket. and molly monger's competing tax measure was far down on the ticket. and they revealed it was a abuse of power. generally the conventional wisdom is things at the top of the ballot have a better chance of passings, the further down they get
that we see here who spoke, the mayor and mayor brown, mayor lee, those that have gone on into the state senate and the state assembly, by those that have gone on to the national stage representing not only the lgbt community, but every marginalized community we've had in this country. the chorus that i'll talk about in a minute who got their first public performance on the night that harvey and george were taken from us. but mayor brown called them two extraordinary individuals. actually, mayor brown shared that with me four years ago. it has stayed with me. harvey and george, they put in place, as the mayor said, a foundation of what we see today in equality and justice. we actually live in an extraordinary time because of the shoulders created by george and harvey. we live in an extraordinary moment because each of you believe you're worthy because each of you have a gift of authenticity to offer the world. and each of you are here tonight with not only the moscone and milk family, but the true meaning of the human family, in remembrance of the sacrifices that have taken us to get us
>> hi. we'd like to welcome you to our brown bag lunch talk today. we do this every third thursday in san francisco. and today we are at e&e electric, 1775 mission street, right by the building department office where we are going to walk around and look at all of this fantastic equipment. shinny, wonderful stuff. complicated stuff. what could this possibly be used for? we have with us today, david green, senior electrical inspector who is a good friend of mine and a well-known sailor on the san francisco bay. you're going to sail this saturday. and mr. lloyd and mrs. lloyd. thanks for letting us come in here. really appreciate it. you're an electrical contractor, too. right? >> i'm electrical for 26 years. we do lots of big projects. we dot lots of industrial and commercial and residential. >> so you have to get a california special license. you have to be a special licensee to do electrical what is that license? >> yes. i have a c-10 licen and b license. >> b is a general contractor's license. >> yes. more interesting for me, i do a lot of c-10 for electrical. >> about three, fou
♪ ♪ hah >> live from america's news headquarters i am patti ann browne. the death toll climbing to 80 at a hostage standoff at a gas plant in algeria. commandos stormed the plant bringing the hostage situation to an end. algerian forces found dozens more bodies. one american worker died in the standoffment baltimore ravens and san francisco 49ers are going to the super bowl. the ravens defeated the new england patriots. earlier they beat the falcons 28-24. it will mark the first time two brother coaches faced each other in a super bowl game. it is set for new orleans february 3rdrd. >> i am patti ann browne, now to "huckabee." ner, now, back to huckabee. >> we're back with larry and i want to remind you again, larry has written what you'll convinced is the most methodical, logical and rational understanding of this entire issue that i've ever seen, a long and thorough piece, we've got a link at mikehuckabee.com. and i want you to read it if you're rd in a lot mo-- interested in it in a lot more depth. the and nra proposed it and the president's plan seems more like armed police offic
the third homicide of the year. >>> governor jerry brown is among those attending a funeral service for a police office killed in the line of duty. he was killed by a burglary suspect who then shot and killed himself. he was with the police department for 3.5 years and also served as a military police man who served in the army. >>> in the last who are there were three americans among those of the 38 hostages killed and all but one killed were foreigners. five hostages are still missing at this hour and 29 militants killed were canadians. the assault came after negotiations broke down in the 4th day standoff. >> they went wild with their demands and they were unreasonable and unacceptable demands and it was impossible to meet which caused the military to intervene. >> algerian officials plan to have the plan in effect later this week. >>> the fire started at 1:30 a.m. in the city's building division. the flames jumped through an area and spread. papers, file cabinet... >> nobody was inside, we will have more on the cause. >>> in san francisco, after making their way up it was part o
, hawaii, and the state of illinois. >>> we saw her in her thom browne coat, starting off her husband's second term, though, with a new look. you noticed the bangs. they have been the talk of town the past few days. we'll take a look at her influence over fashion over the past four years. >> i think there's going to be a lot of talk this morning about the size of the crowd here today and comparing it to the size of the crowd that was here back in 2009, something like 1.8 million people came to washington to witness the first inaugural of this president. they're expecting somewhere between 500,000 and 700,000 this time. and i don't think that should be seen as a lack of enthusiasm. we met some people on the street this morning as we were preparing to do the show. they all seemed to be extremely excited as they made their way over to the mall and the capitol. a lot of people will be making their way through the streets, stopping at the souvenir stand that is have cropped up over the past couple of days. and some of their goods have made their way to our set. >> some of the souvenirs we'
come party all night and have fun. >> we found every brown at one of the two hot spots. the other star of the show, a towering custom cake from charm city cakes. >> it is the maryland convention and it is the maryland cake. >> hundreds of marylanders having a ball. >> at is the idea of having to america for a common purpose and a common good. that is something to celebrate. >> everybody who has ever attended an inaugural ball has george washington to thank. our first president celebrated his first oath of office by doing the minuet. >> now your 11 insta-weather burke forecast. >> we had a terrific day to day. lots of sunshine. lake effect snows. western snows are blowing some cold water across the great lakes. in baltimore we are in the mid 30's. no precipitation. today turned out to be warmer than yesterday. i have not heard anybody complain about it. 36 is the present reading at the airport. 24 is typical. the record, 3 below set years ago. the numbers are all below zero. we will be quite cold the next couple of days. the dustup look like we're heading to any records. 41 on cambridge
brown coat. she also wore a tall brown dress. hyerher belt is from j. crew. i'm sure it is already sold out. i know they put up extra cell towers, it seems like they did not have a problem. >> we were talking earlier about the crowds may be being smaller than last time. of course they probably wear. we never know because i saw last tweets coming from the inauguration. that could be because of coverage. maybe people are so wrapped up in a moment. you see if more pictures, hours later. >> of the things that happened four years ago was that the mall so crowded that one. they shut it down. >> those who wanted to go to watch the parade but at some point along the parade route everything was closed. you cannot get in or out. >> jimmy carter got out from the very beginning. the secret service for it out. there was a moment >> it was so cold for years ago that there was some question if you would get out of his car at all. they did it at some point. plenty of big interestdignitaries that never got through security line for this event. it is really amazing. we had to go in last year at 4:00
's a day to celebrate america. she's wearing a thom browne ensemble. reed krakoff is the an american designer. you know, michelle obama also has a sense of playfulness. she's wearing, as rachel pointed out, aubergine gloves with a darker colored jacket. she gets it. there's been a lot of talk about the haircut. that's a decision to break out of her mold, to go forward, to be her own person. that's are all -- style is often trumpeted or denigrated as superfluous, but with her she's scrutinized on a level where it is meaningful and it's also a choice. it's as much a social and political statement as it is a fashion choice. >> tell me about thom browne. allentown, pennsylvania, right? i never heard of him. is that a big deal for him to get this first lady to be presenting his design? >> yeah, of course. i think what we learned is she's championed a number of young designers, american and international, derek lamb, rachel roy, and, again, this is an investment in american industry as much as it is a fashion choice. when you see the clothes of the first lady, there's going to be a lot of
justice, thank you so much. >> there is was. it was very quick. now we'd like to welcome chris brown. he's here in our rooftop location. >> chris is director of public affairs and he has been going to parties, parties, parties, nonstop. we're so glad you're partying with us this morning. which parties did you go to? >> good morning. for the last three days it's been parties nonstop. i think really the first great party of this weekend was the iowa state society party as the national museum of women of the arts. they take a serious responsibility in choosing who the nominees are to be president. we saw governor o'malley was there and vice president biden. >> they're jockeying already for 200016? -- 2016? >> reporter: vice president biden showed up unexpectedly and said i'm so proud to be here as president of the united states. it was spectacular. >> oh, that is -- >> reporter: all the state societies want to do their own thing. of course the texas guys with the black tie. the big party at gaylord national. we saw the bluegrass ball from the kentucky state society and north north carolinia
resident, one half of the famous brown twins. he and his sister marion decided to pursue acting and star in commercials. the sisters could be seen throughout the city walking, eating and acting in complete unison. the chronicle describe the sisters as an entertainment fixture, beloved for their 100 matching outfits and cheerful dispositions. san francisco is a place that embraces creativity an expression and vivian will dearly missed by all san franciscans. >> i will also asked the city attorney for legislation that requires that conduit for optical fiber be installed any time streets are open up for any project. fiber is the backbone of high-bandwidth ip infrastructure; we need more of it; it is a modest and inexpensive step of installing so that we can pull fiber anytime. i would like to introduce in the ordinance and requirement for a new study of the city's leasing of new fiber. for one penny leased, the department of it is on track for making 300,000 per year. this is a part of the larger vision of san francisco wired for the 21st-century. we should take his mother step to
constitute a brown act violation and so you could not have a quorum, for example, of this which would be four members sit down and try and address issues or ask particular kinds of questions that would possibly lead to a decision about how you might vote on it in advance. so you could, if you wanted to meet in person, with pam or have phone calls with some of you, that is fine as long as you are getting factual information. >> and not making the decision on anything. >> okay. >> in the past, what we have asked is that you provide questions to sonya and you can call me but if you want additional information provided and we wanted to have you provide the questions and sonya and then i could come back with the information that you needed to make your decision. >> but, the code does require that or the charter that requires that there be two meetings on the budget and the regular meeting is for us to be able to submit the information. and so what essentially, what we asked in the next week if that is reasonable for you to send any additional what you need to make your final decision. >> and i wil
in between together and building community. i want to thank the planning staff. tim bryant, mayor brown i hear from planning and the department has done a lot of great work on this land marking and i am fully supportive. i ask for your support. >> president: supervisor campos. >> supervisor campos: i would like to thank supervisor wiener and would like to be added as a cosponsor. >> president: without objection this is past on first reading. item 22. >> amends lower distribution of smoking residential rental units designate units a smoke-free or smoking optional. >> this ordinance is important to help increase the number of smoke-free apartment buildings in our city. it brings together landlords and tenants organizations to help inform prospective renters of possible sources of second hand smoking buildings. i will like to thank the san francisco department association and housing rights, and my legislative staff for doing hard work on this ordinance. the hazards of secondhand smoke as we heard earlier well documented. is a killer of 49,000 people each year, 3,000 from lung cancer, 46
. completed all of the required training to the city and county of seven cisco, brown act, sunshine act; once i completed my commission appointment process i immediately began to mentor two young women through the commission process and excited to report that both women received a mission appointments in their respective jurisdictions, sacramento county and the city of berkeley. i enjoy my public service and he will entrust me with another term i promise to remain committed and expand my service to the city and county of san francisco. thank you very much. any questions? >> this is a question that i ask of all of the applicants, particularly for property where four units or less, and its residential. sometimes i get e-mails from homeowners that are getting the property reappraised and how it would be frustrating as far as the length of time to hear back in the financial hardship they may endure during the time period. >> many members of the public come to the hearing process. they are either unprepared, or don't know what to bring to the hearing process. we use it as an opportunity to educa
. [inaudible]. white on the fire hydrants. fire box red for the fire boxes. our brown for the pg and e poles. >> we are not painters we do our best. >> i'm assuming it has to do with gang activity. >> if it's territorial i mind. >> in case it's gang related and they are marking our territory i would like to paint it over. >> anything with numbers like x iv or x 13 west side mob and the bay view those are gang related. with gang related or profanity we will abait it as soon as possible. >> i consider it an art. there are circles of people that form around it whether or not they should ruin public property. >> this is art work i'm for it. unless it's on someone's property and they don't want it there. judge kids with silver paint expressing their ego needs doesn't belong on our property. >> graffiti is when you don't have permission to write anything on their property. >> eighth street is part of your regular rout? >> yes. >> everyday. >> eighth street. divisidero street. irving street. every block they going through they paint 3 or 4 streets in the block the poles the utility boxe
is a violation of the brown act and that to have a bridge line you have to declare the individual council member's home a meeting place. that anybody from the public could go there as well, which was goofy, but that is the law. but in any case, we have that. other public bodies don't and they don't have to. >> so they are not obligated to have these phones? >> that is correct. they are not obligated to have those phones that. is an extra benefit you are getting from your mayor's office on disability. >> thank you for answering that for me. >> sure. anyone else on the bridge line? >> no. okay. before we move on, i want to encourage those who have joined us since the beginning of the meeting to fill out a card, if they miss to speak at the public hearing coming up. you can find cards at the front of the room here. thank you. agenda i'm item no. 5, report from the director of the mayor's office on disability. carla. >> thank you. i'm carla johnson, the interim director of the mayor's office on disability. the first announcement that i would like to make is that as we were listening to the r
a baby, this was some other kind of gift. >> book end. >> i'm glad they did not trick shirley brown because she's been excited. >> oh, my gosh. >> jocelyn, the mommy-to-be said her best friend and sister-in-law told her, make sure you record this because you know how she reacts to stuff. they were in the right position for when grandma reacted. >> they're having a baby! >>> it's monday, that means matt dreidel time, joining us via skype with real or fake videos. we're going to hop into today's videos. magical cyclist appears from nowhere. >> out of the way. >> that way. >> are you sure? >> play that again. i think we missed it. >> i think it's real. the cyclist could have been going in this direction covered up by the guy and made the right. >> totally agree with steven. the guy was just behind the dude in the hat. >> i think it's fake. how many reals? >> real. >> real. >> mac, you think real. >> this is real. probably some type of quantum leap we're witnessing. >> are you kidding? >> he goes back and forth so he's not there before the shot. and there's no explanation besides quantu
to his pbs news hour special coverage of today's nailingration. >> i'm jeffrey brown. it's a bright sunny day here in washington. temperatures remain in the 30's. that's a bit warmer than four years ago for the president's first inauguration. that of course saw a record-setting crowd, nearly 2 million people. no one is expecting anything quite like that this time around but still, folks have been finding spaces on the mall tonight since the sun came up. you can see them setting up spots now. we will be covering the entire inaugural ceremony live. and if you're not at your tv you can watch our live stream on our home page at news hour.pbs.org or follow us on twitter. >> this earmarks the 150th anniversary of the man'spation proclamation. you can see bill and hillary clinton on the podium. there are also people there celebrating the election of the first african-american president. president obama is only the 16th sitting chief executive to be returned to office. he is the first president since dwight eisenhower to win two consecutive elections with more than 51% of the popular vote. he won
sexy liberal man warrior and i'm his alabaster angel. there is angel when you taste brown sugar. >> even if you're that way? >> stephanie: i was holding him close and it reminded me of when we did the subway story last week. the guy complained. >> he only got 11 inches. >> stephanie: that's kevin on a cold day. that's kevin just taking out the first section. >> unfolded the other section? >> stephanie: like in a corny -- like -- sorry. i haven't seen one in awhile. exactly. >> you know, where you -- >> stephanie: thunk, thunk thunk, thunk. like something falling down the stairs. oh, what is that? sections. >> oh, my god, are you okay? >> stephanie: is this just the first hour? >> this is just the first hour. >> and you were only out until 2:00. >> stephanie: right. who else. who else did we meet? it was just amazing. for political geeks like us. political geek prom, the inauguration. right? who else did we meet? we met everybody. >> you're asking her? she got in at 4:00 a.m. >> but the best part was when melissa fitzgerald knocked at me my door at 4:00 a.m. to get her coat and b
to tell everybody she is wearing a navy tom brown coat and dress. the fabric was developed based on the style of amen's man's silk tie. cardigan designed by reed kurcoff and necklace by cathy waterman. there video of the first couple waiting for their daughters coming over before they went into the church. and jay crew shoes on the first lady. >> very down to earth in many ways. >> the first daughters have come into their own style. malia is wearing a jay crew ensemble. the beautiful purple. and sasha is wearing a kate spade coat and dress. we talked about the let's move to get healthy initiative the first erved as a style icon.ed out. and there we see the vice president and dr. jill biden not looking too shapy themselves. >> our sarah simmons has the view from the white house of the first family. we're looking at video of the first family and the vice president go into the church and sarah, i know i'm not alone in waiting to hear what the first lady was hearing today. that was for us today. >> reporter: oh, yes . very excited to talk about the red carpet arrival there at saint
, we have a democratic legislature, so jerry brown is able to do some things out here. >> bill: jerry brown got that initiative passed. the voters not only passed the initiative which enables jerry brown to bring the economy back and with a balanced program out there as well but, also, through, as you pointed out howard, cleaned house, threw the republicans out and put a veto-proof democratic majority in each house of the california legislature which is really great. absolutely, howard i think, again, the american people -- we have already, we are behind the president. he senses that. i think, you know, peter, it felt to me like sometimes in the first term, the president was reluctant, a little hesitant to use all of the power that he's got. >> i agree. he wasn't willing to push. he didn't want to upset the apple cart. felt he had to go out of his way to be -- to try to work together with these republicans who were out against him from the beginning. and he finally, realized listen, you know, this is the bully pulpit damn and i am going to use it. >> t
: at the end of 1988. c-span: was the per code that you discussed? >> guest: 54 to 63. the year the brown decision, the year the supreme court unanimously said in effect their racial segregation and subornation is in conflict with the american constitution, kind of reading the challenge of the civil war period about slavery being in conflict with promise of equal citizenship. though that's 54, i'm going to 68 when that movement, built on that premise, largely dissolved. and it's the same year dr. king was killed. c-span: i have a better copy of "parting the waters." this is a paperback version. you won a pulitzer prize for this. how many hardback copies did you sell and how many of these paperbacks up to today? >> guest: i would have to talk to my publisher. only be a rough estimate of 100,000 heart attacks and 200 or maybe 300,000 paperbacks which it is peanuts for stephen king for a big six history book based on a subject that might make some people uncomfortable, but other people for me at least it's a great leveling transformation to hear. there's a lot of black heroes and white heroe
allentown knows what he's done, thom browne. >> anything she wears, anything michelle obama puts on or buys, whether she picks up something inexpensive from target or she goes designer, it becomes instantly a huge brand. she's sort of taken over from oprah winfrey, that kind of brand blessing power. it's amazing. >> so this is about nic orette and three-quarter length sleeves. thank you for our panel. you will be sticking with us throughout the hour. this is rare stuff. live coverage of the first family and president obama and his second inaugural. look at these people. this is something to see them this close. how far away is mars? [ dad ] well, it's 141 million miles from the sun, so pretty far. why is it red? because its surface is made of iron oxide. why do they call it mars? well, it was named after the roman god of war. you're so smart, dad. ♪ did i ever tell you about jupiter? ♪ woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the w
place innthe nation's capitol... -3 as patti ann browne explaiis... presiient obamaa & wwll have little time to cclebrate as hii second term beggns with a full agenda. 3 3 whill the inaugurationn festivities are taking center stage.... bbhind the scenes presideet obama is alreadd hard at workk his second term has ooficially -3 begun as theecountry has several key issues that need mean right now- right ii front you'veegot the need tooreducee grow the economy, ennrgy nd cliiatt ccange, immigration, gun safety. thiigs are stacked up" gun control has topped headlines in rrcent &pweees... tte president &phas vowed toopass strictee gun 3 lawmakers on both sides of the numbee of republiians say they don't appreciate the presiddntt tacticsscruz says: - "within minutes of thaa horribleetragedy ii newttwn the pressdent began trying o exploit ttat traaedy and push a gun control genda." some ddmocratt say the time for gun reform s now..- sccumer says: "this is the best chancc of getting pometting done, and i think you'll
i know a lot of people are curious about this. we're told it is a thom browne coat and dress, obviously navy blue. the fabric inspired by a men's silk tie. i will tell you it's not the first time we've seen her wearing this designer. she wore this at the dnc at the convention, as well as the final night of the debate. we're also watching the second couple, vice president joe biden and his wife jill biden, get in their limousine so they can head up in the motorcade to the capitol. you saw president obama and the first lady getting into the beast, the armored presidential limousine. they will ride separately up to the capitol from their daughters sasha and malia, who appear to be riding in this motorcade along with their grandmother, marion robinson, who is the mother, of course, of michelle obama, wolf. >> brianna, stand by for a moment. i want to keep these pictures up if we can, also pictures from the capitol. we are here on the united states capitol. we're awaiting the arrival of the president. should be coming up soon. kate balduan is here, david gergen is here. the day is
institute in 1961. she was good friends with joan brown and jay de feo. shes what an integral part of the art scene in north beach. she was also part of the first argot lin artist's in residence program in 1967 and spent the better part of the '70s deeply devote today community arts and activism. she was part of the founding member of scrap, and she was involved with the neighborhood arts program during its insanction. -- inception. she went on to found the san francisco cultural arts center and she is the first director. i am excited to share with you i'm working with the asian american women artists association and film maker madelein limb to bring you the world of bernice bing, a documentary we're working on now about her life and work and it's going to premiere in june of 2013. thank you so much for this honor. it's long overdue. (applause) (applause) >> good evening. it's an honor to accept this award on behalf of the bernice bing estate. thank you. (applause) ♪ ♪ ♪ >> again, congratulations. now we'd like to make a slight modification in our program this evening and we'
out. seeing the unimaginable lovell of destruction, it looked like a jerry brown climber fell. like a monster came out of the ocean and smashed the city. it was flat. a complete dead zone. many people died and many people survived this is not in the book but i was in the back of a pickup trucks may be four days after the earthquake. and was sitting there tidying what i sought and even typed jerry brock camera film some guys came around and rescinding next to what used to be a hospital. they came through and said are you american? they said is the hospital open? literally. [laughter] but clearly not operating. they said they came from kansas city and they had raised money and brought pharmaceuticals and bandages and medical supplies they drove out there because they heard it is in dire straits and wanted to help it if i had seen any ngos to give the medicine to. i said no. then they walked out into the rebel field. this was four days afterwards. it was interesting. people were overly focused on parts that were hit by the earthquake but overly concerned of port-au-prince but the major
to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san franci
? patti ann browne has the details. >>> heather, ainsley, mr. obama will have little time to celebrate as his second term begins with a full agenda. the inauguration festivities are taking center stage behind the scenes president obama is hard at work his second term officially begun as the country has several key issues that need attention. >> in front of congress and the country you have to continue to grow the economy engo and climate change immigration and gun safety. things are stacked up. >> gun control topped headlines in recent weeks. the president vowed to pass stricter gun laws it has lawmakers on both sides of the i' aisle up in arms. others say they don't appreciate the tactics. >> within minutes of the horrible tragedy in newtown he tried to exploit the tragedy to push a gun corolla agenda. >> some democrats say the time for gun control is now. >> this is the best chance at getting something done i think you will find much broader support than we ever imaged. >> outside gun control measures economic recovery and immigration reform. the biggest home runned urdle m divided c
stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> jennifer: okay. let's head across the country to los angeles to check in with cenk uygur with what is on tap with "the young turks." cenk what kind of rabble rousing to you have planned for this historic day? >> of course we'll analyze the good and bad of the speech. don't worry, jennifer there is no usually in this speech. >> jennifer: i'm so happy to hear that, cenk. i'm glad you are going to be on your best behavior. >> well i don't think about best behavior. and then apparently we are not alone, dr. cornell west very unhappy with president obama, and his criticism has to do with the president's swearing in on dr. martin luther king's bible and fascinating things going on dc. >> jennifer: it's an amazing day. and you and i will be talking about this further a little bit later on. so thanks, cenk, appreciate it. >> thank you. >> jennifer: you bet. today was certainly a day that progressives of every stripe cenk
and have fun. >> we found larry brown in front of the ravens game. the other star of this show -- a towering custom cake from charm city cakes. everybody getting a picture with it. >> i'm all dressed up. why not? >> hundreds of marylanders dressed up and having a ball. >> america for a common purpose and a common good. and >> that is something to celebrate-- >> and that is something to celebrate. >> that is something to celebrate. >> we have george washington to thank. he celebrated taking his oath of office doing the minuet. that was set a dance hall in new york city -- was at a dance hall in new york city. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> now insta-weather plus and traffic pulse 11 together. >> the inauguration is happening today. there's a delay on southbound 295 at powder mill road. there is an overturned vehicle. this is 295 at 175. traffic is starting to build. 65 on 97 down towards 50. we will continue to monitor this as well as an alternate to 295. expect at a delays on 95 down to the capital beltway. 55 on the west side. not tracking any delays on the j.f.x. this is 95
before you come. then you can party all night and have fun. >> we found larry brown in front of the ravens game. a towering custom cake from charm city takcakes. >> i'm all dressed up. >> hundreds of marylanders dressed up and having a ball. >> america for a common purpose and a common good. that is something to celebrate. >> we have george washington to thank. he celebrated taking his oath of office doing the minuet. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> 5:27. 30 degrees at the airport. wait until you see how low ravens fans are gearing up for the super bowl run. >> celebration after the game. >> credit card scanners. it is getting difficult to know who you can trust online. >> you can always trust the >> you can always trust the >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. eary-eyed.tle blurry >> we have the post-game blues. >> that is funny. it is chilly but not called this mornold this morning. 30 de
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